Dam Design & Rehabilitation

Engineering Analytics, Inc. (EA) provides engineering design and rehabilitation services for dams and reservoirs across the United States and abroad. Our team of professional engineers collaborates with our clients to solve and prevent problems associated with the operation and maintenance of dams and reservoirs. Our solutions are geared towards protecting and maintaining the water supply, so that the safety of those downstream remains secure.

Dam and Reservoir Design

Engineering Analytics specializes in the design and development of new dams and reservoirs. Our multidisciplinary design team meets our clients’ needs by managing projects from initial feasibility studies to construction oversight and final inspections. In addition to preparing engineering plans and specifications, we also provide our clients with project management, funding procurement, geotechnical and geological site investigations, cost estimations, and permitting assistance. EA provides new designs and support for:

  • Earthen embankment dams
  • Rock fill dams
  • Concrete dams
  • Roller compacted concrete (RCC) dams

Dam and Reservoir Rehabilitation

Engineering Analytics provides rehabilitation services for existing dams and reservoirs. Our engineers have extensive experience designing improvements to existing reservoir sites and dam structures. A few highlighted services that our staff specializes in are:

  • Reservoir site planning and investigations
  • Dam and reservoir enlargement
  • Dam instrumentation design and monitoring
  • Seepage investigations and rehabilitation
  • Earthquake deformation analysis
  • Forensic investigations of dam and embankment failures

Dam Safety and Inspection

Dams and reservoirs provide numerous benefits such as water supply, flood control, irrigation, and recreation but they also represent a risk to public safety and the nation’s infrastructure if not properly maintained. Engineering Analytics puts a high emphasis on reducing the risks associated with new and existing dams by offering our clients the following services:

  • Dam inspections
  • Geotechnical investigations
  • Risk assessment for dams
  • Dam breach inundation mapping
  • Emergency Action Plan (EAP) preparation


  • Town of Georgetown, CO
  • City of Black Hawk, CO
  • City of Raton, NM
  • Platte River Power Authority
  • Aggregate Industries
  • Nebraska Public Power District
  • Express UU Bar Ranch, NM
  • BNSF Railway Company
  • Henrylyn Irrigation District
  • Springer Ditch Company, NM
  • Left Hand Ditch Company
  • New Cache La Poudre Irrigating Company
  • Raton Water Works, NM


  • Embankment design
  • Outlet design
  • Spillway design
  • Rehabilitation design
  • Dam inspections
  • Seepage investigations and rehabilitation
  • Site assessment
  • Geotechnical and geological site assessments
  • Reservoir enlargement

We provide practical solutions geared towards protecting and maintaining water supplies.